On the Indonesian island of Sumatra a volcano has become active after centuries of silence. Huge eruptions have been occurring for about three months and more than a dozen people were killed over the weekend. For an update, Steve Inskeep talks to Ben Otto, a reporter with "The Wall Street Journal" in Jakarta.
The Senate is heading toward final passage of a five-year, half-trillion dollar farm bill Tuesday afternoon. Proponents are pointing to its elimination of direct subsidies and replacement with crop insurance. But critics say crop insurance continues to provide overly generous subsidies to even wealthy corporate farms.
Last year, a record number of people were exonerated for crimes in the U.S. Retesting of DNA evidence was once the primary force, but now experts say it's because prosecutors and police are reinvestigating old crimes — and learning that they sometimes got the wrong man.